Nairo Quintana poised for 'a lot of fight' from rivals on the Giro d'Italia's mountain finale

Nairo Quintana is expecting a big fight as the Giro d'Italia reaches its climax in the mountains on Saturday, as he takes the maglia rosa for the first time in the race with just 53-seconds separating first place from fourth

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Nairo Quintana is expecting “a lot of fight” on the final mountain stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday if he is to keep the maglia rosa, as he took a slender lead in the race for the first time with just two days to go to the finale in Milan.

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